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NASA is in the process of constructing the greenest building in America at their Ames campus near the Silicon Valley in California. The agency has recruited green architect William McDonough for the project.
Date: 08/28/2009
Type: Blog, News
Technologies: Buildings
As green building becomes more popular, homeowners are taking different approaches to green living. A study found that the most common reason for going green was cost saving measures associated with energy efficiency.
Date: 08/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings
By investing in energy efficient appliances and systems, a building owner can save money and make their property more appealing to tenants.
Date: 08/13/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Modeling
By building a data center in a climate where not much cooling is needed, large electricity savings can be realized.
Date: 08/12/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Data Centers
The operational energy costs of buildings are often overlooked at the construction stage.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Buildings, Data Centers
Many European nations are investing heavily in green building, attempting to make a significant portion of structures carbon neutral.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Materials, Modeling
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers is developing a new rating system for buildings that gives an energy efficiency grade between A and F.
Date: 08/09/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Modeling
Arun Majumdar, Ed Marria and others give recommendations to the senate for ways to increase building energy efficiency in the US.
Date: 07/30/2009
Type: Video
By designing buildings to be super energy efficient and then generating any energy they need through rooftop solar, net-zero energy buildings are possible.
Date: 07/27/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Modeling
Energy efficient renovation continues to show growth, as consumers continue to invest in long term energy saving despite the current recession.
Date: 07/21/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Buildings, Economic Impact

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